Board of Directors


Erica Stiff-Coopwood, Community Volunteer

Assistant to the President
Lashinda Hughes-Thompson, Principal, Shelby County Schools

Executive Vice President
Rebecca Fava, Adjunct History Instructor, Northwest Mississippi Community College

Board Member at Large
Ruby Fenton, Branch Manager, Wells Fargo Bank

Community Outreach Director
Brandy Ward, Vice President, Harvestons Securities, Inc.

Long-Range Planning Director
Traci Strickland, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Triumph Bank

Nominating Director
Karimeh McDaniel, Community Volunteer

Policy and Governance Director
Whitney Dowdy, Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Asia Diggs, General Counsel, VP of Compliance & HR, Meritan, Inc.

Sherry Akins, Controller,

Sustainer Director
Sarah Richardson, Community Volunteer

Centennial Structural Planning Director
Tabitha Glenn, Executive Director, ALSAC/St. Jude

Special Appointment – Advisor to the President
Amy Stack, Director, Strategic Partnerships, ALSAC/St. Jude